For some people, they may be causing the most damage while they are sleep. Many people don’t realise that their pain may be directly attributed to their mattress. A mattress can deteriorate up to 50% from its ‘new’ state over the course of 10 years. Mattress comfort layer compression, broken springs and retention of moisture are all part of common wear and tear and ultimately all have a negative impact on the level of support and comfort your mattress offers. As a result, many people suffer from back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain and hip pain.